Thursday 01 November 2012

Late News 29/10 Bude Canal: Water Rail between Bude and Whalesborough Weir. (A Nicholson)

Late News 30/10 Marazion Marsh RSPB: Bittern photographed. (A Best, per D Flumm)

Late News 30/10 Coverack: Photos of the Olive-backed Pipit. (J Foster)

Late News 31/10 Kingsmill: 54 Avocet  85 Black-tailed Godwit and a Common Gull. (M Beer)

Late News 31/10 Carbis Bay: Ad Med Gull. (I Moore)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 2 Spoonbill and 10 Brent Geese still at 07:00. (L Proctor & I Moore)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 2 Grey Heron, 4 Mute Swan plus 4 cygnets, 31 Mallard, 9 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen, 2 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit over and 1 Cetti’s Warbler. (D Parker)

Hayle: Drake Pintail on the millpond. (B Dodd)

Marazion: 9 Dark-bellied Brent Geese on the beach. (D Flumm)

Chyandour Cliff, Penzance: Little Egret and Black Redstart. (D Flumm)

Stithians Reservoir: 2 Pochard, 50+ Lapwing flying over hide and fields, 60 Herring Gull, 1 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Wren, 3 Wood Pigeon, 3 Coot, and a few Wigeon and Teal from the Stuart huttchings hide plus 4 Goldfinch, 2 Blue Tit, 6 Chaffinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 12 Coot, 1 Magpie, 2 Tufted Duck, Wigeon, Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Robin, 1 Wren and 1 Great Tit from the southern cut off hide. (W Chegwidden)

Crackington Haven: Dipper by the bridge this afternoon. (A Nicholson)

Maer Lake, Bude: c170 Golden Plover, c150 Lapwing, 22 Black-tailed Godwit,1 Dunlin and decent numbers of Curlew, Wigeon and Teal. (A Nicholson)

Downas Valley: Firecrest and Green Woodpecker. (J Foster)

Pendennis Point, Falmouth: 2 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Whimbrel, 2 ad Med Gull hanging around over the car park and 2 Meadow Pipit. (D Chaney)

Castle Beach, Falmouth: 1 f type Black Redstart, 2 Rock Pipit and Pied Wagtail. (D Chaney)

Swanpool: 11 Little Grebe, 6 Tufted Duck, Water Rail heard, Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest and 10 Long-tailed Tit. (D Chaney)

Gorrangorras, Penryn River: 47 Redshank, 50+ Curlew, 2 Greenshank, 7 Turnstone, 3 Little Egret, 3 Pied Wagtail, 30+ Mallard and 2 Little Grebe. (D Chaney)

Rumps Point: 1,000+ Kittiwake, around 50% immature, 300+ auk sp, 1 Little Auk, 3 Fulmar, 200+ Gannet, 1 Merlin, 2 Peregrine Falcon, immature Shag, and 2 Harbour Porpoise. (C Selway)

Kenidjack: Snow Bunting at the top of the valley on the road by Nancherrow Barn also a Black Redstart.

Porthgwarra: 3 Balearic Shearwaters and a Great Northern Diver by 09:00.

Pendeen: 16 Balearic Shearwater, 5 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Great Skua, 3 Great Northern Diver and 1 Black-throated Diver by 09:20. Balearic Shearwater and Great Skua between 12:00 and 13:00 plus 4+ Firecrests late afternoon.

St Levan: Richard’s Pipit in fields to the west late morning and afternoon plus c10 Lapland Buntings to the NW at 16:15.